antarctic

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extremely cold continent at the south pole almost entirely below the Antarctic Circle; covered by an ice cap up to 13,000 feet deep Antarctica , Antarctic continent
largest penguin; an Antarctic penguin Aptenodytes forsteri , emperor penguin
large penguin on islands bordering the Antarctic Circle Aptenodytes patagonica , king penguin
any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic bitter cress , bittercress
island belonging to Norway in the South Atlantic near the Antarctic Circle Bouvet Island
silvery grey Antarctic seal subsisting on crustaceans crab-eating seal , crabeater seal
zone between Arctic Circle and North Pole, Antarctic Circle and South Pole frigid zone
earth between North Pole and Arctic Circle, South Pole and Antarctic Circle Frigid Zones
large brownish petrel chiefly of Antarctic seas giant fulmar , giant petrel , Macronectes giganteus
3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the East and merging with the Antarctic Ocean to the south Indian Ocean
British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862) James Clark Ross , Ross , Sir James Clark Ross
sun visible at midnight (inside the arctic or antarctic circles) midnight sun
short-legged flightless birds of cold southern especially Antarctic regions having webbed feet and wings modified as flippers penguin
glacier near the Arctic or Antarctic poles polar glacier
between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn South Temperate Zone
zone between Antarctic Circle and Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle and Tropic of Cancer temperate zone
part of the Earth's surface between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer or between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn; characterized by temperate climate Temperate Zone
earth between Arctic and Tropic of Cancerearth between Arctic and Tropic of Cancer, Antarctic and Tropic of Capricorn Temperate Zones
arm of the south Atlantic in Antarctica east of the Antarctic Peninsula Weddell Sea
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